ACS - Advanced Computer Solutions

Tag: Computers
Traverse City businesses need enhanced security to protect their customers
November 6, 2018

We at ACS recently had our credit card stolen. Everyone knows that this is a hassle, but for us it’s a costly hassle. This card is primarily used to pay recurring payments to close to a dozen vendors. This means that when the card is stolen it takes hours of staff time to setup our payments with our vendors. What is interesting about this situation is that we had the card stolen shortly after doing something we rarely do, using the card at a local vendor.

5 reasons why you should buy a business grade computer for your business.
August 6, 2018

Periodically I like to review the consumer retailers and what they offer for PC’s, laptops, and other consumer devices. I do this, so I can stay on top of all the options available for my clients. I want to make sure I can best guide my clients in making the best business decisions regarding IT.

New Video - What You Can Learn in a Network Audit
October 30, 2014

What am I really going to get out of a network audit?

We recently made a short (under 2 minute) video summarizing what you can learn by getting a network audit.   



3 Reasons You Should Do a Computer Audit
September 29, 2014

Everyone has a computer at their business.  It's nearly impossible to work without one!   Do you know what is on your computers?  Are you sure?  Here are three reasons to do an audit on all of the computers at your business.

Windows XP Will No Longer Be Supported after 4/2014. Are You Ready?
November 19, 2013

As of 4/8/2014, Windows XP will no longer be supported by Microsoft.   Is your business re

2 (BIG!) Benefits of Having a Network Audit Done
October 18, 2013

Due to the Syrian geo-political climate, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has deemed Oct

How Healthy Are Your Computers?
October 4, 2013

In this hyper-connected age of computers, if your computers go down, so does your business.  Without them, you have no calendar, email, bookkeeping, customer records or a myriad of other information.   So how healthy are your computers?

Opening Your New Office - Phone, Internet & Security Systems
March 19, 2013

Over the years, we have opened a new office multiple times and there are always three things that get lined up first - our internet service, our phone service and a security system.   We truly cannot function without the first two and the last is another step in securing our data.

Computer Peripherals for Your New Office
February 19, 2013

Before you consider things like furniture for your new office, you first need to think about what computer peripherals are needed for your employees and how they will be working.

Three Easy Ways to Reduce Computer Downtime
January 30, 2013

Your computers are the backbone of your business and without them, your business stops in its tracks.   Now that the holidays are over and everyone is back in their productive groove, it's a great time to take stock of your computers.